Percentage low birthweight (<2.5kg) singleton births

Source:2009-2011 Vital Statistics Data as of February, 2013

(Click on a county name for trend graph data)

  Singleton births <2500 grams Average Singleton births Crude
Region/County 2009 2010 2011 Total 2009-2011 Rate
Reg- 1 Western New York
Allegany 28 26 34 88 498 5.9
Cattaraugus 45 45 55 145 928 5.2
Chautauqua 84 90 88 262 1,363 6.4
Erie 561 592 617 1,770 9,375 6.3
Genesee 38 30 24 92 613 5.0
Niagara 138 134 118 390 2,128 6.1
Orleans 27 21 19 67 412 5.4
Wyoming 17 13 21 51 389 4.4
Region Total 938 951 976 2,865 15,706 6.1
Reg- 2 Finger Lakes
Chemung 62 65 53 180 954 6.3
Livingston 28 21 25 74 551 4.5
Monroe 532 520 534 1,586 8,151 6.5
Ontario 41 62 55 158 994 5.3
Schuyler 10 7 7 24 156 5.1
Seneca 13 9 19 41 375 3.6
Steuben 48 51 52 151 1,070 4.7
Wayne 59 49 49 157 986 5.3
Yates 14 14 12 40 312 4.3
Region Total 807 798 806 2,411 13,550 5.9
Reg- 3 Central New York
Cayuga 29 50 40 119 785 5.1
Cortland 28 23 21 72 474 5.1
Herkimer 34 26 29 89 630 4.7
Jefferson 92 92 112 296 1,991 5.0
Lewis 12 22 16 50 326 5.1
Madison 27 40 33 100 652 5.1
Oneida 144 152 166 462 2,559 6.0
Onondaga 330 310 307 947 5,166 6.1
Oswego 60 77 72 209 1,319 5.3
St. Lawrence 67 61 59 187 1,174 5.3
Tompkins 36 42 40 118 857 4.6
Region Total 859 895 895 2,649 15,935 5.5
Reg- 4 New York-Penn
Broome 108 131 125 364 1,975 6.1
Chenango 23 22 30 75 490 5.1
Tioga 24 23 21 68 435 5.2
Region Total 155 176 176 507 2,900 5.8
Reg- 5 Northeastern New York
Albany 194 169 195 558 2,970 6.3
Clinton 44 49 47 140 771 6.1
Columbia 44 28 27 99 549 6.0
Delaware 20 19 21 60 415 4.8
Essex 21 15 11 47 313 5.0
Franklin 23 34 32 89 478 6.2
Fulton 31 29 38 98 552 5.9
Greene 31 33 29 93 426 7.3
Hamilton 2 2 1 5 37 4.5*
Montgomery 26 36 29 91 568 5.3
Otsego 24 21 29 74 497 5.0
Rensselaer 80 91 97 268 1,656 5.4
Saratoga 92 109 85 286 2,124 4.5
Schenectady 120 114 114 348 1,725 6.7
Schoharie 13 13 13 39 276 4.7
Warren 39 31 33 103 596 5.8
Washington 30 36 34 100 600 5.6
Region Total 834 829 835 2,498 14,554 5.7
Reg- 6 Hudson Valley
Dutchess 136 138 139 413 2,696 5.1
Orange 246 218 267 731 4,781 5.1
Putnam 40 49 36 125 858 4.9
Rockland 192 192 206 590 4,371 4.5
Sullivan 57 65 54 176 804 7.3
Ulster 88 90 74 252 1,627 5.2
Westchester 661 617 596 1,874 10,474 6.0
Region Total 1,420 1,369 1,372 4,161 25,610 5.4
Reg- 7 New York City
Bronx 1,856 1,745 1,623 5,224 21,665 8.0
Kings 2,665 2,655 2,569 7,889 40,398 6.5
New York 1,152 1,134 1,107 3,393 18,754 6.0
Queens 1,898 1,940 1,846 5,684 29,509 6.4
Richmond 316 317 292 925 5,357 5.8
Region Total 7,887 7,791 7,437 23,115 115,684 6.7
Reg- 8 Nassau-Suffolk
Nassau 785 756 766 2,307 13,609 5.7
Suffolk 902 923 853 2,678 15,932 5.6
Region Total 1,687 1,679 1,619 4,985 29,541 5.6
New York State 14,587 14,488 14,116 43,191 233,480 6.2

*: Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate is unstable

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